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Kimutai claims victory in Rotterdam Marathon

IANS logoIANS 10-04-2017

Kimutai accelerated from Cherono and Korir after 40 km on Sunday. With a time of two hours, six minutes and four seconds, he came in alone on the Coolsingel Street finish. Cherono (2:06:21) finished second and Korir (2:06:25) completed the Kenyan podium, reports Xinhua news agency.

Meskerem Assefa from Ethiopia won the women's race. She pulled away from Eunice Chumba from Kenya in the final kilometer and ran a personal best of 2:24:18. Chumba came in nine seconds later and Kenyan Lucy Karimi (2:25:17) finished third.

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